Corroncho gets UK release April 2010.

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CORRONCHO

Featuring Spanish version of Dylan’s ‘Forever Young’
Release date: 12 April

Corroncho is a Spanish-speaking album recorded by Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera and Colombian artist/sculptor, Lucho Brieva. It is released on 12 April on Expression Records.
Manzanera’s idea for Corroncho was sparked by working with Chrissie Hynde on a Spanish version of her track called ‘Complicated’, which is featured on this album as ‘Complicada’. The album proceeded via the track ‘Lowrider’ to a full blown set of songs about the tragi-comic lives of two ‘corroncho’ characters: corroncho is the slightly pejorative, un-pc name, that people from Bogata, the Colombia capital, give to people from the Carribean Coast, particularly the town of Barranquilla, the birthplace of the mothers of Manzanera and Brevia!

“I love this album, I can’t understand a word of it, and yet I can understand it….it is quite simply brilliant.” Chris Thomas, record producer,

Corroncho is a highly-original collection of songs about two Latino amigos, telling of their trials and tribulations, their virtues and their vices, their search for ‘true love’ and the troubles this can bring in a South American society that has social issues of its own. But ultimately their mutual affection, good humour , good heart and ability to salsa shine through.
The music is low-fi and takes in salsa, cumbia, pop, boleros and chillout! There are guest appearances from Manzanera’s musical ‘hombres’: Robert Wyatt, Paul Thompson, Enrique Bunbury, Chrissie Hynde, Annie Lennox, Quimi Portet and Gilas Atzmon, as well as Aldo Lopez Gavilan, one of Cuba’s top pianists. Released to great critical acclaim in Colombia in July 2009, Coroncho also has the blessing of Bob Dylan who enjoyed the Spanish version of his classic ‘Forever Young when Chrissie Hynde played it to him in August London 2009.

You Can Watch the EPK here:
http://www.corroncho.com

TRACK LISTING

LOWRIDER
COMPLICADA
ROSA
PARA TI NENGON
SUAVECITO
ANGELES Y LOBOS
ESTA VIDA PRESTADA
CANCION PARA LA QUE SEA
NOCHE DE PUTAS
TU JUVENTUD
COYOTE
DIARIO

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